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Shooting people – legally

What is the most frequently played piece of music in the world?  It isn’t Hotel California (that comes second), it is Happy Birthday...

Composition and cropping – in the camera or post-production?

All good photographs follow the rules of good composition.  The best known one of these is the Rule of Thirds, which by following,...

Pentax K10D

Pentax is one of those camera manufacturers that always seems to be just on the second tier, and not the top one.  This...

Viewpoint or point of view?

Any photograph is, or should be, a representation of what the photographer has seen, because photography really is all about the art of...

Is Technology sometimes too smart?

We live in a technological age.  Everything from your computer to your TV remote features ‘drop-down’ menus, through which you scroll and then...

Fungus isn’t really fun

In tropical, humid countries such as Thailand, everything grows very easily and quickly.  Including fungi.  A while back I had the problem of...

Never get another out of focus photograph again

Just when you thought we had seen it all, along comes the Lytro camera.  This technological marvel allows you to focus the photograph,...

Tabletop photography

As a commercial photographer, much of the work that came along was tabletop photography.  The most usual was for catalogues, and you have...

Getting rid of Red Eye and Noise

How many times has a great photo of a subject been ruined by unreal, staring red eyes in the person?  There are a...

A Day in the Life of Pattaya

There has been a very successful series of photographic books called “A Day in the Life of …” or even the similar “A Week...

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Jesus, Easter Bunny share spotlight at CPDC

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Surviving Songkran

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Saudi Arabia beheads 37 for terrorism crimes; most Shiites

Dubai, UAE (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded 37 Saudi citizens, most of them minority Shiites, in a mass execution across the country...